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February 20th, 2012
06:53 PM ET

Which president is the best of the best?

Historian Douglas Brinkley says the challenges Abraham Lincoln faced while in office make him history's best president.

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Filed under: CNN Newsroom • Suzanne Malveaux
February 20th, 2012
05:57 PM ET

Getting 'Washed Out' with Ernest Greene

From an unemployed librarian in 2009 to an electronic pop icon in 2012, the journey has been a dreamy one for Ernest Greene.   The man behind "Washed Out" discusses how his band went from a modest music project in the bedroom of his parents' home to an overnight internet sensation.

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Filed under: #MusicMonday • Anchors • Brooke Baldwin
February 20th, 2012
04:39 PM ET

'Basketball junkie' shares story of loss

Brooke speaks with ex-NBA star Chris Herren, who bares the details of his life as a heroin addict during his playing days for the Celtics and Nuggets.  As he explains, Herren's bright future as a second-round draft pick in 1999 NBA Draft was derailed, and ultimately cut short, by his addiction.  Herren describes in heartbreaking detail the damage that his dependence on drugs did to his personal, professional, and family life.  He also details the work he is now doing to ensure that other young people don't repeat the same mistakes that he made.

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Filed under: Anchors • Brooke Baldwin